Quota & Supply Planner

Moana New Zealand

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Auckland
  • Based Mt Wellington, Auckland
  • Full time, permanent
  • Newly created role

Ko wai tatou| Who We Are:

Moana New Zealand is the largest Maori owned fisheries company in New Zealand. All profits we make are returned to Maori in the form of dividends, with the balance retained to fund long term growth initiatives of Moana New Zealand. We take a uniquely long-term view in everything we do, abiding by the customary principle of Kaitiakitanga.

We connect the world to the true taste and rare magic of New Zealand’s best kaimoana

Moana’s Inshore division has been in operation for over 30 years. Our people are committed to ensuring we have in place, best in class processes and systems throughout our operations to safeguard the quality of our fish, right from the time of catch until it reaches you and that the highest standards of food safety can be guaranteed. 

He aha tāu e mahi ana | What You’ll Be doing:

Our Inshore division is embarking on a significant period of change, with the realignment of the senior leadership team and core responsibilities, and the implementation of a leaner more agile structure to innovate quickly to capture new and emerging value. As part of this change a new Quota & Supply Planner role has been designed, to bring greater focus and capability to the effective management of Moana’s Quota Management System (QMS), which guides the sustainable use of fisheries.

Reporting to the Resource & Supply Manager the primary purpose of the Quota & Supply Planner role is to represent Moana NZ and the Inshore division in a manner that promotes Moana’s values and principles and effortlessly delivers operational, technical and stakeholder support across quota management, ace movements, and fishery relationships.

Working closely with the Inshore Leadership Team, and with support and strategic direction from the Resource & Supply Manager the focus is to maximise commercial success through the optimisation of our quota and ace portfolio, and the creation of sustainable fisher relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the secure supply of efficient and flexible harvesting capacity to Inshore through the development of sustainable relationships with harvesters
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and material to support supplier management processes i.e., catch-plan forecasts etc 
  • Assist in managing harvesting and pre-processing handling of wet fish so  as to match supply of green fish to the marketingplan
  • Utilise market data and feedback to provide advice to the GM Inshore & Resource & Supply Manager in desirable changes to Inshore quota base
  • Assist in the preparation of individual catch plans and sales and harvest business plans and forecasts
  • Assist GM Inshore and Resource & Supply Manager with ACE and Quota purchases as required
  • Regularly monitor Quota market conditions and competitor activity. Provide recommendations to improve market share and profitability support by analysis, and insights 

Ko ngā mea ka hiahiatia e koe kia angitu te haere |What you’ll need to be successful:

You will bring a minimum of three years operational experience in FMCG, manufacturing and/or Fishing or Seafood, with previous experience effectively with fishers, divers, and regulatory bodies. 

You must have a sound knowledge and understanding of Maori Fisheries Act, and Quota and ACE management, as well as strong analytical and reporting capability, process oriented and excellent attention to detail.     

Experience working with senior leaders, and alongside operational managers and teams in a high-performance environment is essential.

As a culture builder, who possesses a natural leadership ability to bring people together, you will be able to operate and gain respect from the factory floor right through to executive level and with key external stakeholders.

Working cross culturally, you will have a versatile way of working, a reputation for developing trusted, and sustainable relationships and a drive to succeed. 

Tō tātou iwi

We are proud of where we have come from, what we stand for and are committed to our role as custodians for our future generations. Moana New Zealand is a purpose led organisation where our people are our greatest strength and pride, and our Moana tikanga (values) are reflected in our everyday life.

Whakapā Mai | Contact us

Please send your resume c/o Moana’s recruitment team to recruitment@moana.co.nz and in the subject box put the job title.

Closing date for applications is 4:00 pm, 23 September 2021.

Please note you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand, to be eligible to apply for this position. 


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